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What does "rub my nose" mean? Is it "to make fun of me" or something like that?
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AnonymousWhat does "rub my nose" mean? Is it "to make fun of me" or something like that?
If you make a blunder or a significant error, and I tease you about it, I might be rubbing your nose in it.

Unfortunately, this phrase might come from the somewhat popular idea that if you rub a dog's nose in his "mess", he will get the idea that it isn't proper behavior for indoors.
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Yeah, Philip, I was thinking that. But if my nose itches, I also "rub my nose."

So I really plead for context with these things.
Grammar GeekYeah, Philip, I was thinking that. But if my nose itches, I also "rub my nose."

So I really plead for context with these things.
I agree: context is very important. But then we don't get to "play" with the conjecture [6].
Thank you for your responces.
The context I know is as follows.

*****

A and her boyfriend accidentally saw B car-washing.
A is B's ex-girlfriend.

A: This is just an accident.

B: Really? I've thought you guys just rolled out of bed
and decided to get my car-wash and rub my nose.

*****

In this context, does 'to rub my nose' mean 'to look down on'
or 'to make fun of' or something like that?
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AnonymousThank you for your responces.
The context I know is as follows.

*****

A and her boyfriend accidentally saw B car-washing.
A is B's ex-girlfriend.

A: This is just an accident.

B: Really? I've thought you guys just rolled out of bed
and decided to get my car-wash and rub my nose.

*****

In this context, does 'to rub my nose' mean 'to look down on'
or 'to make fun of' or something like that?

I think so....or at least to show her they don't care if she knows.

Thank you so much 4 this lovely info

AnonymousThank you for your responces.
The context I know is as follows.

*****

A and her boyfriend accidentally saw B car-washing.
A is B's ex-girlfriend.

A: This is just an accident.

B: Really? I've thought you guys just rolled out of bed
and decided to get my car-wash and rub my nose.

*****

In this context, does 'to rub my nose' mean 'to look down on'
or 'to make fun of' or something like that?

Where did you get this dialog? Are they native speakers?

In my language, "to rub somebody's nose" means "to show somebody that you are better in something than him/her".
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